HEADS-UP: Shared Library Versions bumped...

Thomas Backman serenity at exscape.org
Sun Jul 19 18:41:48 UTC 2009

On Jul 19, 2009, at 20:16, Ken Smith wrote:
> The problem is that as of the next time you update a machine that had
> been running -current you are best off reinstalling all ports or other
> applications you have on the machine.  When you reboot after doing the
> update to the base system everything you have installed will still  
> work
> because the old shared library versions will still be there.  However
> anything you build on the machine after its base system gets updated
> would be linked against the newer base system shared libraries but any
> libraries that are part of ports or other applications (e.g. the Xorg
> libraries) would have been linked against the older library versions.
> You really don't want to leave things that way.
So, to be clear: a fresh ports tree and "portupgrade -af" after  
building and installing r195767+ should be enough to solve any  
problems? (installkernel, installworld, reboot, portupgrade -af)


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